Mike Henry,who played the character Cleveland on Family Guy has stepped down.Henry, who also voiced the character on the now-canceled The Cleveland Show, made the announcement on twitter citing that a person of color deserved to play characters of color as his reason for stepping down.
It’s been an honor to play Cleveland on Family Guy for 20 years. I love this character, but persons of color should play characters of color. Therefore, I will be stepping down from the role. pic.twitter.com/FmKasWITKT
— Mike Henry (@mikehenrybro) June 26, 2020